By Angu Lesley
Football Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Djibouti Premier League outfit AS Arta Solar7 have completed the signing of former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong, kick442.com can report .
The 33-year-old native of Douala has agreed personal terms and signed a two-year contract with the Club according to Football237.com
It is the first time the globe-trotting midfielder will play professional football on the continent.
The same source states Song will combine his role as a player with the role of mentoring young players in the Club’s feeder team as a trainer.
Song has been out of work since leaving Swiss Super League side FC Sion in March this year after in acrimonious circumstances.
He returns to the game with a strange choice.
The Bastia Academy graduate moved to France at the age of 16, at his prime played with some of the best footballers during his prime in the business.
Song has had a successful career abroad representing Clubs in France, England, Spain, Russia and Switzerland.
The 2013 LaLiga winner with Barcelona has been linked with a couple of Clubs since his departure from FC Sion but he finally settles for AS Arta Solar7 sponsored by the International Hydrocarbon company.
The former Charlton Athletic and West Ham United, Song midfielder has amassed 464 games for club and country in a 19-year career which he won three trophies.
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